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Assistant Professor-School Psychology

E-appoint Tracking Number: PSYCH008493

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Psychology and Counseling

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: Pittsburg State University seeks a faculty member in School Psychology committed to high-quality teaching for a full-time, tenure-earning position in the Department of Psychology and Counseling Position begins on August 14, 2017, and will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and supervision. Specific courses will depend on areas of expertise and/or experience but may include: Research Methods, Psychometrics, Exceptional Child and Intellectual Assessment.

Minimum Requirements: Scholarly activity in the area of school psychology is desirable and service to the department, college and university are required. The candidate filling the position will be part of the School Psychology program which offers an Ed.S. Degree.

Preferred Qualifications: College teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to school psychology through research and/or practice in the public schools, and credentials as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) are preferred. Candidates need a Doctorate in School Psychology to be eligible for tenure, although applicants ABD will be considered.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Contingent Upon Funding

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 11/15/16

Application Instructions:

All Applicants should apply online. Submit application letter, vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, as well as names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references and evidence of teaching effectiveness. First review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. 

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Other Information: The Department of Psychology and Counseling serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate students (including: general, clinical, and school psychology; and school counseling). Excellence in teaching is emphasized in the department. PSU is a comprehensive regional university with an enrollment of 7,200 and is located in the City of Pittsburg, Kansas (approximate population 20,000;

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This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.